For many races you either get your number in an envelope through the post, or you turn up a little bit earlier than the start time to collect your bib on the day. For BIG races, such as the London Marathon, you have to attend an expo to collect your number before the big day.… Read More The VMLM Expo and PEAK conference
So, here we are, this time next week I hope to be sat at home with a cracking great smile on my face after a brilliant run (and maybe a nice big beer in my hand). Who knows what London might bring, I just hope it’s better than the last time in 2011. The taper… Read More The Final Countdown (the penultimate week)
Taper time has begun; it has gone well. I eased my weary limbs on Monday with a handful of easy miles as I sought to breathe some life back into my legs after the 22 miler on Sunday. Most importantly, I was able to then do a couple of stretches that I had somewhat neglected… Read More 14 days to go – VMLM
I realised I forgot to update y’all on last weeks progress. It was simple really – I managed to get some running done. After missing eight days, one 20 miler and one half marathon tune-up I was pleased to get out on the roads again. I stuck to steady miles every other day and pretty… Read More Tired – Three Weeks to Go!
I spent all of last week not running anywhere. In fact, aside from a painfully slow walk to the doctors on Monday, I spent the entire week at home feeling very sorry for myself. I did watch an awful lot of Fast N’ Loud though; I bloody love that show! Managed to meet the folks… Read More Sick
I have long known the name, Lizzy Hawker, almost as long as I have been a runner as she is a phenomenon of the ultra running world; she wins races frequently and beats the boys more often than not, too. What I didn’t know about her was basically anything else. Published in 2015 by Aurum Press,… Read More Lizzy Hawker, Runner – a review